While many of us want to save more, sometimes we need a little help starting the process! Here are some websites that will help you put saving into motion.
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Tax time is looming and if you own a small business or are a single proprietor, you’re probably scrambling to get all your records straight. Are your W2s out and were they postmarked by January 31? What about 1099s to consultants to whom you paid more than $600 in 2013? They need to get a Copy C by January 31. Remember, the IRS needs to get a Copy A by February, along with the cover page, known as Form 1096. Don’t forget that consultants include LLCs, DBAs, and partnerships. Avoid this mess for 2014 by using online tools and services that make tax time much less stressful.
Compound interest really is a great invention and a powerful force — depending on which end you’re on.
Wiring money … how is it done, where does it go and what benefits will it provide me? These are common thoughts running through the mind of someone who’s attempting to wire large amounts of money for the first time. Let us assure you, wiring money is secure, quick and reliable. Here’s your mini-guide on wiring money.
Keep these important elements of your monthly debt payment in mind. They could mean the difference between a debt-free life with a solid credit history and piles of debt with a not-so-good credit score. Read on to find out what these important elements are.
HomeownersInsurance.com created an infographic filled with experts who explain how to save money in 2014. $16,246 to be exact. Imagine what you could do with that much extra money. That trip to Hawaii that you’ve been putting off for years seems a bit more realistic now.
It’s hard sometimes to stop comparing yourself to your neighbors, and it can be even harder to stop trying to keep up with them. Before you get too far down this path, though, try the following strategies to help you avoid going into debt in a quest to seem like someone else.
Whether you absolutely dread it or consider it a source of therapy, shopping is a part of life. We continuously shop for groceries, basic amenities and big purchases, so being aware of good shopping tactics is important. Learning about good habits helps rid us of our bad ones so we can take a big step towards managing our finances responsibly.
For many young Americans, turning thirty represents a huge milestone; as people begin to live longer, the time that we’re “allowed” by society to remain footloose and fancy free has begun to extend well into our twenties. But alas, this prolonged adolescence can’t last forever. As we Millennials begin to approach age thirty, the pressure to get our lives in order starts to get dialed up. So if your days as a twenty-something are numbered, seriously think about taking these three important financial steps as soon as you can.
To eat the marshmallow or not to eat the marshmallow? Read on to see how this seemingly simple question is the heart of an experiment that reveals tips for cultivating good financial habits.